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    Hollande, Merkel, Putin back ceasefire plan for eastern Ukraine – France
    Aug29

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin back ceasefire plan for eastern Ukraine – France

    PARIS (Reuters) – France, Germany and Russia back plans for a complete ceasefire in eastern Ukraine from Sept. 1, the French presidency said after their respective leaders spoke by telephone on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukrainian hostage freed in Afghanistan
    Aug29

    Russia says Ukrainian hostage freed in Afghanistan

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Dmytro Bilyi, a Ukrainian who was being held prisoner by Afghan militants, has been freed with Russian help, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S.'s Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko about attacks
    Aug28

    U.S.'s Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko about attacks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday about attacks from Russian-separatist forces in the eastern part of the country, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Poland warns Ukrainian conflict escalation could spark new migration crisis
    Aug28

    Poland warns Ukrainian conflict escalation could spark new migration crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – An escalation of the crisis in Ukraine could spark a migration crisis, which will particularly affect Poland, Polish president Andrzej Duda said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch air safety body to publish final MH17 crash report in October
    Aug27

    Dutch air safety body to publish final MH17 crash report in October

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The final report into the crash last July of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine will be published on Oct 13, the Dutch Safety Board said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Seven Ukraine servicemen killed, 13 wounded – Ukraine military
    Aug27

    Seven Ukraine servicemen killed, 13 wounded – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Seven Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 13 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours, military spokesman Oleksander Motuzyanyk said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, separatists to strive for full ceasefire from September 1
    Aug26

    Ukraine, separatists to strive for full ceasefire from September 1

    MINSK (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists, in a gesture to shore up a tenuous ceasefire, agreed on Wednesday to strive for an end to all truce violations from next Tuesday, the OSCE and rebel representatives said. …read more Source: The...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director to 20 years in jail
    Aug25

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian film director to 20 years in jail

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe – Air Force secretary
    Aug25

    U.S. to deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe – Air Force secretary

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe very soon as part of a broader effort to support eastern European members of the NATO alliance unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, Air Force Secretary Deborah James said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says all must be done to implement Minsk peace deal
    Aug24

    Merkel says all must be done to implement Minsk peace deal

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that the ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine was not being respected and everything must be done to fully implement the broader peace deal reached in Minsk in February. …read more Source: The...

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